VIENNESE-WALTZ-CHAMPIONSHIPS RULES

Viennese Waltz Championship Rules

The Viennese Waltz Championship is organized according to the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) and the Austrian DanceSport Federation (ÖTSV) competition rules-

Adjudicators
A maximum of eleven adjudicators with international licences

Dress Code
Regular street wear is mandatory in rounds 1 to 3, competition dresses are allowed as of round 4, but are neither necessary nor mandatory.

Equality/Same-sex Couples
From 2017 onwards same Equality/same-sex couples are also welcome to join the competition. For organizational reasons, please enter as “man” and “lady” at our portal, the partner who will enter as “man” will take the number card.

Music
Viennese Waltz compact disc music, 60 bpm, 2 minutes per Dance.

Star couples

icon_pfeil Couples who have reached the final of the Viennese Waltz Championship in 2016 are exempt from dancing the first four rounds (****).

icon_pfeil Couples who have reached the semi-final of the Viennese Waltz Championship in 2016 are exempt from dancing the first three rounds (***).

icon_pfeil All other couples will have to start in the first round.

Judging criteria
According to the Austrian DanceSport Federation (ÖTSV) competition rules.